Monthly Archives: December 2006

Happy New Year!

Just before I finalize all of my over-ambitious New Year’s resolutions, I would like to take a few moments to wish all of you a very happy New Year. I love new years. At the end of most years I … Continue reading

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The Real Difference Between Men and Women

Of course he must be right because, as a man, he always thinks deeply before he opens his mouth…

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Whilst the present Ashes series has been pretty painful to follow as an England supporter, I was very pleased to see Shane Warne gain his 700th scalp in Test cricket. It is a rare privilege to watch a player of … Continue reading

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Glory to God in the Highest, And on Earth Peace, Goodwill Toward Men!

May the presence of God in the gift of His Son be known in your heart and home this Christmas!

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The most Beautiful Place on Earth

Have I ever told you all how wonderful Stoke-on-Trent is?

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Leithart Versus Hirsch

Picking up on some quotes by Roger Lundin, Leithart posts some helpfully criticisms of E.D. Hirsch, much beloved of conservatives for his insistence that the author’s intention is that which ultimately determines meaning. In the process, Leithart observes that the … Continue reading

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Back Home

I returned from university yesterday and am enjoying life back home once again. The last week or so was a bit hectic and it is quite pleasant to return to some semblance of normality. I travelled back by bus for … Continue reading

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Tonight I am spending my time constructing homemade Christmas cards. Each one takes a considerable amount of time to assemble. This year I have decided to make cascading waterfall cards with pop-up snowflakes inside. A lot of fun. This morning … Continue reading

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BHT Questions

The denizens of the Boar’s Head Tavern have recently been answering a questionnaire, a questionnaire that has also been taken up by some off the list, including Joel, Kevin and Louis (who is a new blogger, but a long time … Continue reading

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The Judah and Tamar Story in its Context

The Problematic Character of Genesis 38 In approaching Genesis 38 we are immediately confronted with an apparent discontinuity between it and the surrounding chapters. Brevard Childs observes that, in the light of such discontinuities, the chapter has been ‘summarily dismissed … Continue reading

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